University of California San Diego, Department of Physics

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Spring 2015 Physics 4E Webpage

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- You can pick up your final and quiz 5 at instructor's office Friday 6/12 11am-noon.
- Quiz 5 and final grades are posted
- Final solutions are posted
- Quiz 5 solutions are posted
- Final exam is Monday June 8th, 8am, York 3000A.
- Instructor office hours Friday June 5th will be 2-3pm rather than 11am.
- Fifth quiz is Friday June 5th, 10am
- Homework for week 10 is posted.
- Quiz 4 grades are posted
- Homework for week 9 is posted.
- Quiz 4 solutions are posted
- Supplementary readings: Magnetic moment, Zeeman effect.
- Quiz 3 redo grades are posted. Only the higher of the Quiz3, Quiz3 redo grades will count for each student.
- Fifth quiz will be Friday June 5th, 10am, York 3000A, rather than Monday June 1st as originally planned.
- Homework for week 8 is posted.
- Fourth quiz is Friday May 22, 10am, York 3000A, rather than Monday May 18 as originally planned.
- Quiz 3 redo solutions are posted
- Quiz 3 redo is due Mon May 11 at the beginning of the lecture.
- Homework for week 7 is posted.
- Quiz 3 grades are posted
- Quiz 3 solutions are posted
- Third quiz is Monday May 4th, 10am, York 3000A. You can bring a sheet with formulas for the quiz (no words, just formulas).
- Homework for week 6 is posted.
- Supplementary reading for week 5: (1) finite square well, (2) transitions, (3) (optional) harmonic oscillator solution.
- Quiz 2 grades are posted
- Homework for week 5 is posted.
- Quiz 2 solutions are posted
- Second quiz is Monday April 20, 10am, York 3000A. You can bring a sheet with formulas for the quiz (no words, just formulas).
- Topics discussed in this week's discussion section.
- Supplementary reading for week 3: Rutherford scattering
- Homework for week 3 is posted.
- Quiz 1 redo: Use same bluebook you used for the quiz. Due Monday 4/13 at the lecture.
- Quiz 1 grades are posted (see link "Quiz and final grades" below).
- Supplementary reading for week 2: mass spectrometer, derivation of Compton's equation.
- Quiz 1 solutions are posted (see link "Quiz and final solutions" below).
- Homework for week 2 is posted.
- First quiz is Monday April 6, 10am, York 3000A.
- Topics discussed in first discussion section.
- First lecture is Monday March 30, 10am, York 3000A.
- First quiz is Monday April 6, 10am, York 3000A.
- Topics for week 1: Tipler Chpt. 8-1, Classical statistics, up to (not including) Heat capacities... and Tipler Chpt. 3-2, blackbody radiation
- Supplementary reading for week 1: distributions, kinetic theory, Boltzmann, equipartition, modes of oscillation
- Homework for week 1 is posted, see link "Homework assignments and solutions" below
**Please include 4E in the subject line when you send email about the course**

Lectures:MWF, 10-10:50am, York 3000A ; Th, 5:00-5:50pm, CSB 004

Quizzes:some Mondays (see Course Schedule), 10:00-10:50am, York 3000A. Attendance required.

Discussion:W 4-4:50pm, York 3000A

Problems:Th 7-8-50 pm, HSS 2321

Final exam:tba

Course Text:Tipler and Llewellyn, Modern Physics, 6th EditionText website:http://bcs.whfreeman.com/tiplermodernphysics6e/Course Description:See General Catalog

Instructor:Jorge Hirsch, 5310 Mayer Hall, Ext. 4-3931, e-mail: jhirsch@ucsd.edu

Office Hour: Fr 11-12, MH 5310

Teaching Assistant:Daniel Ben-Zion, dbenzion@physics.ucsd.edu

Office Hour:M 4-5, 5202 Mayer Hall

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS:Problems from the book will be assigned every week, solutions will be posted on the web page . To fully understand the material, you should work most of the problems on your own without help of the solution key. Homeworks will not be graded.

QUIZZES:Quizzes will be given on alternate Mondays, the first one on April 6th (five quizzes). There will be lectures on the other Mondays. There will be no make-up quizzes.

COURSE GRADE:The best four quizzes or the five quizzes will count for 40% or 50% of the course grade. The final exam will count for the rest of the grade.

- For extra help, try the Physics Department Evening Tutorial Center
- Students with Disabilities
- UCSD Physics Courses Homepage
- Physics Department Web page
- TritonLink - UCSD student website.

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